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Supplier Quality Systems Administrator - Remote USA

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Date: Sep 18, 2021

Location: Tewksbury, MA, US, 01876

Company: Corning

Requisition Number: 48131


Corning is one of the world’s leading innovators in materials science. For more than 160 years, Corning has applied its unparalleled expertise in specialty glass, ceramics, and optical physics to develop products that have created new industries and transformed people’s lives.

Corning succeeds through sustained investment in R&D, a unique combination of material and process innovation, and close collaboration with customers to solve tough technology challenges.

As a leading developer, manufacturer, and global supplier of scientific laboratory products for 100 years, Corning’s Life Sciences segment collaborates with researchers seeking new approaches to increase efficiencies, reduce costs and compress timelines in the drug discovery process. Using unique expertise in the fields of materials science, surface science, optics, biochemistry and biology, the segment provides innovative solutions that improve productivity and enable breakthrough discoveries.

Scope of Role:

Reporting directly to the Division Supplier Quality Manager, this position will support an ISO-compliant Quality management system, driving compliance to QMS processes and continual improvement actions. Assess and report supplier quality system performance to appropriate management for review/action as needed. Success in this role also requires an ability to develop positive relationships with internal and external counterparts, possess effective interpersonal, strong verbal and written communications skills, and a collaborative spirit and the ability to think creatively to influence and drive continuous improvement efforts. This person must be comfortable working in a fast-paced environment with minimal direction and ability to deal with ambiguity and changing priorities


Description of Work:

  • Assist in the development of standardized status and reporting dashboards for supplier quality metrics as required from the Quality Management team
  • Responsible for updating and maintaining supplier qualification files, supplier specific requirements, and the Master Supplier Tracking Sheet.
  • Collect and perform trend analysis for KPIs for supplier quality operations
  • Administrative owner of department file shares, SharePoint sites, and Box shares
  • Prepares supplier quality performance reports at regular intervals
  • Support Division/customer/3rd party audits of CLS sites as required
  • Coordinate supplier assessments and assist building evaluation models for decisioning
  • Identify issues and risks to the supplier management program, and procurement functions within CLS
  • Build, coordinate, and contribute to training curriculum for suppler quality processes(s)
  • Communicate status showing progress towards defined goals and tasks, as well as to highlight discovered opportunities and next steps on key processes
  • Assists in the continuous evaluation of the quality system for compliance to ISO 9001:2015, ISO 13485:2016 and internal processes/policies.
  • Prepares supplier quality performance, and plant compliance reports at regular intervals
  • Analyze data to support quality engineering projects
  • Recommend changes in methods or procedures and assist with development of new or revised policies related to usage.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or some college.


Required Experience:

  • 3 years experience as Business Analyst in a related field
  • Excellent written and verbal communicator with ability to facilitate/articulate recommendations and key decision points to management.
  • Excellent Outlook skills & MS Office suite (Word, PowerPoint, Excel); solid understanding of computer software including SharePoint and Box
  • Must be action oriented, capable of making informed decisions, be self-motivated, capable of influencing without authority
  • Ability to work independently and prioritize
  • Data-based decision-making skills with the ability to use this data in actively finding solutions
  • Ability to work among a diverse group of individuals


Preferred Skills:

  • Knowledge of ISO standardized quality management systems
  • Fundamental understanding of Power BI


Travel up to 10%


This position does not support immigration sponsorship.




We prohibit discrimination on the basis of race, color, gender, age, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, veteran status or any other legally protected status.


We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

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